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Thank you for your patience.Arizona law says that a landlord must return a security deposit and/or give an accounting for any monies witheld within 14 days of demand by tenant for return of the deposit. That time does not include weekends or holidays. Assuming that time has now passed, the landlord can be held liable for up to two times the amount of the security deposit as a penalty.I would recommend first that you send a letter informing the owner/agent that he/she had failed to timely respond, is therefore liable for damages in addition to the amount wrongfully withheld; and that if the specific amount is not returned to you within a given number of days (make it short, say, 7) you will commence a legal action to recover it plus the allowable damages. You can file a claim in court, if necessary, in small claims.
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